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1'EKSONAL AND LOCAL NEWS.
I)c n-.orrallr primary toii.oriow.
ii a it ". ; y coiifei i -nee 1m 14 i i i m lit
lVlstllf. v t ltllOl I OW.
J), (i. Is. 111 li is ri'tiTt;-d f ;::)
h trip to Niihlivill--.
J lun. ,1. ,. Ch-inert-of Dickson
here j n 1 1 it lay,
Hudson at NiiMivillc
ii, L of tli v.vck.
jli Whitfield Iihh returned (vow.
Mended trip South.
A. Clement of Plant vas in
own oiu dny 1 1 1 1 - wci k.
Domocrafu Hi',' reminded of the
primary flection tomorrow.
Mrs. A. N. Uiven.s of Hunting
tlon has been here on u vioit.
Miss Pearl McFJyea of Plant
is here on h visit to relatives.
Kx-Mayor D. B. Thomas was at
Waverly ou business Monday.
Henry It. Anderson was at Vale
Monti. iy to look out a location.
John liobins of Nashville was
down to see home-folks this week.
Mrs. W. 8. Corbolt is spending
ih (3 week with relatives at llalston.
Recorder J. G. liobins is able
"to be out again, after a few days
Jack Rnd Bud Try of Coxburg
were down on a visit to relatives
The candidates closed the cam
paign with speaking at Fggvillo
W. 11. Marchbanks, merchant at
Chalk Level, was in town on bus
James Parker, Gismonda's lead
ing merchant, was in town on bus-
&. G. Hudson opened a barber
ehop on the south . side of court
Clerk and Master A. G. McDan-
iel is speeding a few days at Sugar
Tree on business.'
Miss Lucas Wyly, who is attend
ing school at Huntingdon, visited
lioir.efolks last week.
Joe Hubbs can be found behind
the counter at Fry & Hudson's
I hardware store, where he invites
' hid friends to call and see kirn.
. . ' Lewis P. Browning has sold his
stock of groceries and meat market
to Lee Francisco. Tolbert Hol
iingsworth is taking an invoice of
' Piev. J. G. Clark, the presiding
elder of the Lexington district,
will hold devotional cervices at the
Methodist Church Sunday even
ing. All are cordially invited.
Account of the Christmas holi
days the Nashville, Chattanooga
ijfand St. Louis Railroad will sell
5 St ro und trip tickets ou December 23,
' 24, 25, SO and 31 at one and one
.third fare, pins 25 cents, for the
round trip. Final limit January
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60 different games all new
one in each package of
yi r h, TImmiihii Pt-t tyjolm s its call
ed to Gardner 1iht ..-k by the
tlo.t li of her v-oUhin,Tlioiiwt- Petty
john. County Clerk V. J. Cooper ha-,
issued marriage lin -rises to T. L.
Hall and Kdilh I.ockhart, II. L.
Homers ainl Mrs. Lillie BroWM,
Jiiiues A. Clement aud Annie Mni
The Sunthiy school of t-he Meth
odist Church has decided to have
an old time Christ mas tree on next
Thuiday evening. 1 order that
everybody who withes to may take
part in the entertainment for the
children, the tree will be at the
court-house. A splendid program
is being prepared and everybody
is invited to -come and -enjoy the
News has been .received here of
the death of Thomas Pettyjohn at
G.tnlneron Thursday of last week.
Mr. Pettyjohn formerly resided in
this county, but moved from here
several years ago. He was & cous
in of our countyman of the same
name, and the family have many
friends here and relatives who re
ceived the news of his death with
sorrow and regret. We extend
condolence to the bereaved widow
At the .regular -meeting of Post-
oak Camp, Woodmen of the World,
last week the election of officers
took place as follows: F. E. Mc
Elyea, consul commander; P. J
O'Reilly, adviser lieutenant; T. II
Bateman, banker; J. G. Robins,
clerk; S. M. Naifeh, escort; Joe
Mattice, watchman; Alvin Lashlee
sentry; L. A. Wyatt, L. II. Watson
and M. G. McGhlon, managers
t . : tni: e . .'11
lilt) lllblHUUUUIl OJL ouicers Will
take place on the first -meeting in
AVill some enterprising and pa
triotic reader of TnE Chronicle
who wants to see Benton County
represented at the great St. Louis
World's Fair next year take the
time and trouble to send us a peck
of extra good wheat the best that
can be found. If some one will do
this and bring it to The Ciiiion.
ICLE office, we will tag it with the
grower's name and will see to its
shipment to Hon. B. A. Enloe, sec
retary and director general of the
Tennessee World's Fair Commis
It is reported that Sara Davis, a
woman of disreputable character,
is down with a loathsome disease
in a negro hovel in South Camden,
and her three children, one a babe
of only a few months, need care
aud attention. Their urgent neec
has been food and clothing, but
their present wants were supplied
Wednesday and yesterday by a few
of our philanthropic citizens. The
little children need looking after
as the mother, who is lying on a
bed made of leaves, is not able to
do so, and she needs bedding auc
When you want a good shave
hair-cut or shampoo, call on R. G
Hudson, on the south side of cour
LliT US HAVE YOLK ORDER.
Have you read it? We mean
our great clubbing arrangemen
with the Atlanta Constitution and
the Sunny South.
Look it up on another page o
The Chronicle, and let us have
yoi.r order. The guessing contes
of the Constitution closes January
12, 1901. You may win the big
premium by subscribing now.
Mrs. .1. V, Stone is recovering
from her recent illness, we rejoice
Rev. S. IJ. Blackwcll filled his
egular appointment at i'lntwoods
Mr. Morris and Dick Ot'.le of
Co.burg visited in this community
Saturday and Sunday.
The primary election is near at
land, and the agony of the candi-
lates will soon be over. Tim in
lications are that the seventh dis
trict Democrats will pull a full
vote next Saturday.
U'e are having pome very cold
weather, and hog killing is on in
dead earnest. Some tine norkers
are being slaughtered, and "hog
and hominy" promises to be plen-
iful throughout his locality.
Prof. J. F. Odle, who has just
closed a most successful school at
his place, returned to his home at
Coxbnrg Sunday. Mr. Odle is an
excellent young man as well as a
good teacher, and wo would be de-
ighted to have him with us again.
Way, December 15.
TIIK STATK SCHOOL I'l'Nf).
Comptroller Theo. F. King is
figuring out the amount of theeur-
plus on hand to bo applied to the
public school fund on January 1,
1901. He informed a Nashville
Daily News reporter Tuesday that
it would not be less than $250,000,
and it may total more.
This will give 1)2 or 33 cents for
each scholar, figuring on the basis
of the present scholastic popula
tion of the State, 770,011.
The amount to be set aside the
first of the year is that provided
for by an act of the last legislature
Getting aside the surplus of the
treasury at the end of the fiscal
year for the school fund. It is a
decided increase on appropriations
under the old law that set aside a
fund of $150,750 a year, the inter
est on the school fund appropri
JCXl'EKIMKNT STATION NOTES.
Aii act of the last legislature
placed the analyzing of fertilizers
for the State inspection attheex
periment station. This is in line
with the practice of most of the
States which have a fertilizer in
spection. Many of tne experiment
stations derive considerable reve
nue from this work, which is util
ized in carrying out field and other
experiments, but the appropriation
in this State is only sufficient -to
The legislature also appropriat
ed to the experiment station the
sum of $10,000 for the purchase of
a tract of land adjoining the farm.
Fall and IJiofep
Are invited to call at my
home and .see my new
for ladies and children.
We confidently believe
that we can please ycu.
Mrs. S. J.Travis
The acquisition of this land make
possible for the first time the es
tablishment of K systematic rota-
tion; it nn.d les the station to en
large its experimental work with
cattle ami hogs aud with f 01 age
crop and to undertake. on u more
extensive cale the improvement
A feeding experiment with beef
cattle was recently begun which is
a duplicate of that conducted last
year. 1(1 grade Ilercfords and 10
grade Shorthorns are being used.
The Herefords will be fed to go on
the market next spring; the Short
horns to goon the grass in the sum
mer. The 1)2 animals are divided
into eight groups of four each
which are given different kinds
and amounts of food. The experi
ment last year indicated that sor-
hum is especially valuable for
stock cattle, the gains of the groups
ed sorghum being next to those of
the silage groups.
Grazing experiments with hogs
were conducted through the sum
mer aud fall, and at present feed
ing experiments in the pen are be
iug carried on. Corn, barley, soia
beans and a combination of corn
and soja bean meal are being fed
against each other. While it is
too early to draw conclusions, it
may be said that the soja bean
gives promiseof being particularly
useful for pork production.
DISGRACE OF TWO Y'OUNO MEK.
The following itm appeared in
the Carroll County Democrat of a
few weeks aero:
A couple of young ilruipts, promi
nent .voiin men, and of the best families
in Atlanisville, McXaky County, where
they did business, were Bent to jail last
week by Judge Hammond for selling
whisky in violation of the law. Every
effort that coald be made by prominent
citizens of their county and friends else
where to save them the disgrace was of
no avail, and the young men who thought
they could do a little whisky selling in vi
olation of the law and not get caught, or.
if ciui'ht, their influence or tbeinlluenee
ol their friends, would .be sufficient to get
them released without much trouble, are
now looking through prison bars and
meditating upon the foolishness of their
acts. There is no business more con
temptible and looked upon with a small
er degree of allowance by the courts than
selling whisky ir. the violation of law.
There can be but little money in it and
the man that does it takes many chances
of getting into serious trouble, "iloot
legging" whisky, like "crap shooting,"
belongs tn negroes, but occasionally you
will Und a white .man with little enough
self respect to tngage in the business,
and as a rule it is only e. matter of a very
short time when they come to grief.
THE SPKEA1) Ofr' -CIllUSTIANITY,
A 'christian friend said to us a
short time ago that he felt greatly
disheartened because there was so
much sin and corruption among
the people, and he was afraid the
world was not being converted to
We reminded him that "God
uiuvt-B in ii w&iei iuus wtiy ilia
wonders to perform," and that fast
time had never been a charactar
istvc of his work.
But still statistics show that in
four centuries the power of the
Iloiiiau Catholic Church has more
that trebled; that of the Greek
Church has increased six time
that of the Protestant Church has
sprung from nothing to a control
of 000,000,000, or more than a third
cf the world's population, and the
spread of Christianity in heathen
lands is now tenfold more rapid
than, ever before.
Don't fail to read the advertise
ment3 ia Tpe Ciiroxiclk thi
FHOM CEDAK UliOVE.
1 '.'Mlllir ('III ll".M.nl'li l-.J
Dr. F. G. J!i;dor. of '(''.under,
was here bw.t J'i iday.
.). D. Kliuoio has gono'to Yuma
whero l:e litis em ploy inonf.
A! ieH JV.nnie VaU;oii of llarfu hi
f,pent Sunday -here with relatiu h.
JIuch Swift and Mauriee Hol
land of Carfield were here Friday.
Miiv, Louretta Smith lettunt!
t, l:ei home in Henry County last
Several of our o'tb.em me kill
ing hogs and getting ready for
Next Saturday is the day of the
primary ehvtion. All Demoevats
should turn out ami help the boys.
A team ran away with 1. N. Mel
ton last week, but he escaped with
slight injuries and is able to bo
The school-taxise at this place
was destroyed by fire Wednesday
night of last week. The origin of
the lire is not known.
While cutting timber last week
John Watson was painfully hurt
by u limb falling on his feet. He
is able to walk by the aid of a pair
Miss Edith Lockhart and Tom
Hall were united in the holy bonds
of wedlock last Sunday. We join
in congratulations and best wi&hee
for a long and happy life.
Cedar Grove, December IE.
Bud French and Virgil Forrest
have'returned home from a trip to
W. A. Matthews, the hustling
mill man, will soon saw the logs
now on the yard.
Mr. Taylor, sawyer at Mr. East
wood's mill, has had a very severe
attack of the grip.
Mr. and Mrs. George F. Garner
have returned home from a trip
to the Indian Territory.
Frank Cantrell aud his hired
help have made ever 1,500 cross-
ties this fall. Who can beat it?
Drown Pierce carried about CO
head of cattle to Missouri a lew
weeks ago, aud sold them for &
good price. He returned home e
few days ago.
Mr. Eastwood has his corn mill
in operation, and as a good crop of
corn lias beeu garnered corn meal
will continue to be an abundant
commodity in this community.
The Chronicle wants an active
correspondent in every locality in
Benton County. Write to us for
circular letter of instructions, etc.
We waa:t the news of the county.
Tke Chronicle and the weekly
Memphis Commercial Appeal, $1.
Bring or send vis your news of
general interest, acd we will pub
lish it with pleasure.
All communications must be re
ceived at this office by Tuesday or
not later than Wednesday.
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The weather has moderated, aud
The Chronicle and the weekly
at your Grocer's.
yesterday was like springtime.
3I?mphis Commercial .Appeal, SI
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